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Rookie Makar, Avs cruise to 4-0 round-robin win over Stars

Rookie Makar, Avs cruise to 4-0 round-robin win over Stars

EDMONTON — High-scoring rookie defenceman Cale Makar connected on an early power-play goal, 30-year-old Pavel Francouz recorded a shutout in his post-season debut and the Colorado Avalanche cruised to a 4-0 round-robin win over the Dallas Stars on We
Canucks forward Micheal Ferland 'unfit to play,' leaves NHL bubble to return home

Canucks forward Micheal Ferland 'unfit to play,' leaves NHL bubble to return home

Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland will miss the remainder of his team's qualifying series against the Minnesota Wild.
Lightning beat Bruins 3-2, improve to 2-0 in seeding round

Lightning beat Bruins 3-2, improve to 2-0 in seeding round

TORONTO — Tyler Johnson scored the tiebreaking goal with 87 seconds left to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Wednesday and send the Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins to their second straight loss in the NHL's playoff seedi
Garland, Hall each score in 3rd as Coyotes beat Preds 4-1

Garland, Hall each score in 3rd as Coyotes beat Preds 4-1

EDMONTON — The Arizona Coyotes knew they had a big opportunity once their challenge erased Nashville's go-ahead goal early in the third period. The Coyotes took advantage by scoring the next three goals.
Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle sells out with record-setting $5.7M pot

Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle sells out with record-setting $5.7M pot

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 raffle has hit another record and had to close early after it reached the server provider's maximum allowable tickets sales. The Oilers Entertainment Group says the final estimated jackpot Wednesday is $5.
Notebook: Maple Leafs in Dumba's corner, Mangiapane's learning curve

Notebook: Maple Leafs in Dumba's corner, Mangiapane's learning curve

Toronto Maple Leafs alternate captain Morgan Rielly says he and his teammates are in Matt Dumba's corner as he protests against racial injustice during the NHL's return to competition.
Canadian UFC fighter denies doping charge, points to tainted supplements

Canadian UFC fighter denies doping charge, points to tainted supplements

Canadian middleweight Marc-Andre (Power Bar) Barriault is blaming a positive drug test on tainted supplements. And the mixed martial artist is getting help from the UFC.
Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Muzzin out for remainder of preliminary round series

Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Muzzin out for remainder of preliminary round series

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs say defenceman Jake Muzzin has been discharged from hospital and is back at the team's hotel, but will not return to the lineup during Toronto's playoff qualification series with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Canadians bonding on and off the course at World Golf Championships and majors

Canadians bonding on and off the course at World Golf Championships and majors

A friendly east-west rivalry between Canada's top PGA Tour golfers has been renewed the past two Tuesdays before being set aside for the event itself.
Toronto Wolfpack in need of new ownership to keep the franchise afloat

Toronto Wolfpack in need of new ownership to keep the franchise afloat

TORONTO — Two months of missed payroll. Star players facing eviction notices. What little staff left wondering about their future. The Toronto Wolfpack, currently a rugby league team in limbo, are on the brink.